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Government Debt

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1. How does the evolution of the debt-to-GDP ratio Bt/Yt depend on g (the growth rate) and i (the interest rate)?

2. Consider the steady-state debt-to-GDP ratio bss = B Y = (G − T)/Y g − i

(a) Derive this relationship mathematically. What does this relationship describe?

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Investment

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1. On December 22, 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “TCJ Act”) was passed, cutting the tax rates for corporations very significantly from 35% to 21%.

(a) Using the IS-MP framework, describe what happens to investment and short-run output when there is a large cut in corporate taxes.

(a) The FRED database contains data for Real Gross Private Domestic Investment showing the change in investment year-on-year. Use the FRED database and download the time series. Use quarterly frequency.

(b) In general, has the investment become more or less volatile since 1950?

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Deflation & Liquidity Trap

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 1. Inflation is usually understood to mean positive inflation – i.e., an increase in the general price level over time. Given this, what do you think “deflation” means?

2. Using the Fisher equation, describe why deflation can be dangerous. In the context of a recession, explain how a potential “deflationary spiral” would work.

3. If you were the Fed Chairman, how would you respond to deflation?

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A Post Modern Short Story

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Create a Post Modern short story in which the characters and actions challenge modern notions of “truth.” The story needs to be written from a man’s perspective or gender neutral.

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Creating a DARD Strategic Plan

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Imagine that you are heading up the DARD program’s strategic plan initiatives and that the strategic objectives and key actions remain constant. How would you better define each of the strategic objectives and key actions in order to make the selection and definition of appropriate performance measures easier? Explain how each of your definitions relate to the existing, ambiguous description.

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Health Intervention Plan

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 Pick a disorder or health condition that interests you (e.g. heart disease, diabetes, depression, obesity, etc.). Do some research into the condition and find a health intervention (i.e. some sort of attempt at changing behavior in a way that promotes good health) that has evidence to support it being used to prevent the occurrence of the disorder. Then, devise a health promotion effort that is based on one of the theories that could be used to convince a group of people to participate in the new healthy behavior.

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Bertollini Case Study

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After going through the Bertollini Case, identify and sort through the relevant facts presented in a case; what do you know so far?  Who is the actual client? What is actually happening here?  How can you know for sure

1.Identify the problems and issues that arise in a case. What has changed in the Bertollini’s situation, to bring them to your office? What needs to be addressed in order to improve the situation?

2.  Identify the positive based aspects of the situation. What has gone right so far? What positive elements exist in this situation that can help you in your work with the Bertollini Family?

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Deviance & Crime

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Explain the difference between deviance and crime. Explain how deviance varies depending on the situation. Give at least 3 examples.

Chicano English

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How is Chicano English changing your perceptions and understanding of American English?
Make sure to:
• Define Chicano English (CE)
• Explain the relationship between CE to other varieties of English
• Explain the relationship between CE to Mexican American identity

BlackBerry

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Provide a brief description of BlackBerry and give a summary of Blackberry’s past entrepreneurial trajectory. Identify specific challenges that this company has encountered in its entrepreneurial activities.

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